The European Research Area (ERA) aims at achieving: More effective national research systems Trans-national co-operation and competition Gender equality Optimal circulation, access to and transfer of scientific knowledge Open labour market for researchers In order to achieve an open labour market for researchers, an important document was published by the European Commission (EC) in 2005, namely the Charter for Researchers and...

Aim of the workshop The Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers  from the European Commission is key to the European Union policy to boost researchers´ careers and to achieve an open labour market for researchers.  We would like to analyze it with gender...

 It is with great shock and distress that we hear of our colleague from the University of Sabanci, Ayse Gül Altinay’s sentencing of 25 months in prison for ‘willingly and knowingly supporting a terrorist organisation as a non-member’ after her fourth judicial hearing. She is one...

Male and Female Estonian Researchers or Simply Estonian Researchers? Until relatively recently, this combination was seen as unusual. The situation has changed since then, but the linguistic difference remains. We have women scientists as opposed to scientists (not male scientists) and women writers as opposed to writers, but we also have actresses...

What do we see when we look at the city?: “Gender, City and Space” an Event Series by Sabancı University Gender and Women’s Studies Center for Excellence (SU Gender) “Walkers are 'practitioners of the city,' for the city is made to be walked. A city is a language, a repository of...